Interviews about Earth Science

Interviews about geology, palaeontology, archaeology, atmospheric science, climate, climate change and meteorology...

12 July 2016

Are diamonds little more than just a lump of coal?

12 July 2016

Can we sell biodiversity to policy makers my showing it can make a profit?

12 July 2016

With so many people living on this planet is it time to think about conservation in terms of them?

13 June 2016

Pollution is one of the leading causes of heart disease, but why does it impact us in this way?

07 June 2016

The UN estimates that by 2050 up to 70% of us will be living in cities. How can we make them more sustainable?

07 June 2016

New technology is all well and good, but in order to live truly sustainably do we need to change the way we live?

06 June 2016

How do you age the earth's magnetic field? By recreating the centre of the earth.

23 May 2016

Can smart plastics grab salt from water in a cheap, sustainable way?

23 May 2016

With fresh water in short supply in many countries, can we take the salt out of the sea without breaking the energy...

23 May 2016

In the past, salt was so valuable it could change the course of history: now it provides a window into the Earth...

06 May 2016

The mid-1800s saw East Anglia's own 'gold' rush but instead of prevcious metals, they were hunting...

06 May 2016

You need phosphorus to live and we're running out. When will we start to see supplies dwindle and is there...

06 May 2016

Phosphorus is needed for crops to grow, so could we breed plants that don't need it? Or use bactieria to unlock...

06 May 2016

In 2050, we'll hit 'peak phosphorus' just when our population is at its highest and demand for food will...

26 April 2016

A look at what we can do to improve the environmental impact of shipping.

25 April 2016

If we're worried about carbon emissions of ships, shouldn't we just be hoisting the sails and returning to a...

11 April 2016

What are the different weapons in the fight against poaching, and can the battle ever be won?

11 April 2016

An overview of the threats faced by the world's endangered species, and why conserving them can be complicated...

15 March 2016

It's time to test the scientists' general science knowledge with a round of fact or fiction.

15 March 2016

How can scientists become great communicators? FameLab can help.

02 February 2016

What does food security mean and why are we worried about it?

02 February 2016

Genes from marine plants might be used for breeding crops suitable for areas where freshwater is in short supply.

02 February 2016

Would you munch a mealworm or graze on a grasshopper? Welcome to the future of food.

02 February 2016

The answer to food security is partly not producing more but wasting less.